4 Mistakes to Avoid in Addressing Employment Gaps

job search frustration

Did 2020 leave you with an employment gap on your resume?  This is the period of time (months or years) when the job seeker was unemployed. Gaps on the resume can be by choice or hardship.  Sometimes, people decide to stay unemployed because they want to raise their children, travel, or go to school full… Read More »

5 of the Best Pandemic Memes for HR/Hiring Managers

One great thing that came out of the pandemic is great memes! We all needed an extra dose of humor to get through it all. From Covid quarantine guidelines changes, back-to-work protocol and contact tracing we have seen a lot this year. Here are some of our favorite memes that perfectly sum up this crazy… Read More »

4 Signs you are working with an Inexperienced Interviewer

4 Signs you are working with an Inexperienced Interviewer Ever been in a poorly structured interview where no one is taking control?  If no one is taking control of your interview, you might not get the job. Here are 4 warning signs to recognize an inexperienced interviewer, and how to professionally handle it. I am… Read More »

8 Simple Tips for KEEPING your New Year Goals

How to Build Trust

Make good GR8 Choices 8 tips for KEEPING your New Year goals We can set all the goals in the world but the success of your achievements will still boil down to one thing…great choices!  Expect that you will be challenged and here are a few tips to keep those goals in a positive direction… Read More »

Hire for attitude, train for skills.

Hire for Attitude

Recruiting top talent with a unique skill set has always been hard. Recruiting the right skills plus the right attitude….it’s crazy hard. If you had to make a choice of one over the other, which one would you pick? Learn why companies like Southwest Airlines pick attitude as the key factor in hiring criteria and… Read More »

Gr8 Candidate Sheet

  At Agency 8 Recruiting, our candidates come from Referrals, Sourcing, and Headhunting… We go places you can’t go!  We reach talent you can’t find. As Executive Search Headhunters with vast resources, we can recruit from anywhere ­– even your direct competitors.  As a Full-Service Recruiting Firm, we are equipped to recruit in the 8 areas… Read More »

Pajama Day: An Easter Seals Fundraiser

PAJAMAS AT WORK! Join Agency 8 in our Annual Pajamas at Work fundraiser for Easter Seals, an organization that provides services to kids with disabilities.  Participating in charitable activities increases employee morale.  Wearing PJs at the Holidays brings festive cheer! Your organization can make a difference in the lives of many special needs children through… Read More »

WARNING: Here’s what every company needs to know about combining Leadership and Politics

Here’s what every company needs to know about combining Leadership and Politics   Jordan gets handed a paycheck every Friday. This week’s paycheck, in late October, should be like all the others, but the envelope was heavier than normal. With great anticipation, Jordan tears open the envelope, and then his emotions quickly change to anger as political propaganda… Read More »

Interview Questions to Ask Engineers

Engineers are problem solvers with a passion for accuracy. Whatever sector of engineering your company is in, there are many different nuances that can go into forming your engineer interview questions. When hiring a new Engineer to your team, you want to make sure that they have the skills required to fulfill their duties.  These… Read More »

Negative Glassdoor Reviews: How to Respond to Them

Glassdoor: love it or hate it, it’s here to stay. Glassdoor is a website where current and former employees anonymously review companies; additionally, Glassdoor allows users to anonymously submit and view salaries as well as search and apply for jobs on its platform. Your prospective employees review these when considering to apply to your organization. … Read More »

COVID-19 Update

Agency 8 is committed to giving employers and job seekers the resources they need to succeed during the pandemic. Our facility is stocked with masks, gloves, and other PPEs to keep clients and employees safe, as well as having an open air and virtual interview options to abide by social distancing standards. Agency 8 remains open and operational to help support you through this crisis. We have implemented many health safety protocols, such as over 50% of our staff is working remotely and maintaining social distancing for those in the office, to keep our employees, clients, and the public safe. Additionally, we are having our clients complete their drug testing at a third-party facility instead of at our office. Agency 8 is here to guide you through the crisis and come out winning. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact team@agency8recruiting.com and we will promptly answer.